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Mar 19, 2013 4:00pm PDT
, lane cursed at families of the victims, and gave them the finger. >> the fbi launching a campaign recovering art from one of the biggest heights in -- heists in the last 25 years. masterpieces valued at $500 million were stolen from a boston museum 23 years ago yesterday. the fbi says it know who's the thieves are but doesn't know where the art is. agents hope this campaign from the museum will lead to the return of the art work. fbi won't identify the thieves but says there are members of an organized crime group and can't be arrested now because the statute of limitations has run out. >> 10 years ago today the u.s. began invasion of iraq. >> 4400 americans died in fighting and hundreds of billions spent in the cost of caring for veterans will continue to rise. >> mark matthews is here with a look back. >> the bay area was on front lines of the antiwar and the front line, for the invasion. >> if there are three months leading up to the war, hundreds of thousands marched to protest the war. >> lots of rocks and bricks thrown. >> on the day u.s. began bombing bagged dad, they were
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Mar 20, 2013 6:00pm PDT
for a serial bank robber in the north bay. take a look at this picture of the sfekt you will. fbi has joined force was santa rosa and ron yark park police. he's dubbed the hoody bandit. he's believed to be connected to three robberies during first two weeks of february. >> the san francisco 49ers got a victory this fwheek a courtroom. a judge ruled that the nfl team is entitled the money as part of the stadium deal. it became a free-for-all. schools wanted it and so did the governor. the judge ruled the deal before it disappeared. when the 49ers and raiders and every other team takes a field next season, the game will be played differently. under pressure, the nl made a major change. wayne freedman is here to explain new rules. >> we have seen rule change that's z.now we have a level playing field at least figure tiffly. it's a rule for offensive players running the ball. >> this is what we love about football. for those in the wrong place at the wrong time, also a flirtation with concussions. today the nfl made it more difficult to layout an opponent by making it illegal for play
ABC
Mar 26, 2013 7:00am PDT
much time i have to answer. >> a career at the fbi instead of the other way. >> super cute. >> genius. >> dangerous boy if yo your-year-old could do that. >> and in pajamas too. >> coming up, ready it kick it off, meeting our doubles. lara. >> no. >> what's with the hair? or tall. it's not all about who sparkles the most. or who is the best dressed. what nature really cares about is what you have to offer. like the stevia plant. small and humble with a surprising secret to share... sweetness. truvia sweetener. zero-calorie sweetness, born from the stevia leaf. from nature, for sweetness. from the united states postal service a small jam maker can ship like a big business. just go online to pay, print and have your packages picked up for free. we'll do the rest. ♪ now i love gorton's new simply bake. the foil bags bake in your oven to lock in flavour so fish comes out simply perfect. ♪ trust the gorton's fisherman i'll believe it when i--- [ both ] oooooh... [ female announcer ] as you get older, protein is an important part of staying active and strong. ensure high protein... fift
ABC
Mar 19, 2013 4:00am PDT
been a mystery for 23 years. >> very interesting. fbi agents say they know who stole the paintings, but they are more interested in getting the artwork back. sean kelly has the latest from boston. ♪ >> reporter: their place on the dutch room wall is still hanging, a 23-year-old reminder of the most significant art heist in history. for the first time the fbi says they know who cut the paintings out and stole a total of half a billion dollars worth of artwork from the isabella stuart museum. >> they developed crucial pieces that confirmed the identity of those who entered the museum and others associated with the theft who belong to a criminal organization. >> reporter: fbi boston's special agent in charge refused to give names adding to the mystery, he wouldn't say if they're dead or alive. >> i'm not convinced. >> reporter: journalist steven kurkjian has invested for almost two decades. >> not on the cusp they're still on the trail. >> reporter: still your favorite mystery? >> it's boston's last best secret. >> reporter: whoever stole the rembrandts, vermeer may have gotten away
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Mar 23, 2013 6:00pm PDT
funds to rebuild it. several bands and standup comics will perform. >>> the fbi has joined the search for a bay area bank robber, wanted for two bank robberies this month, one at the chase tbharchg walnut creek and the other at the wells fargo. the thief has a trademark long sleeved collared shirt, described as a black man between 30 and 35 years old with a veriy beard and goatee. 5'10" to 6'0" tall with a medium build. along with the shirt he has worn dark gray dress pants and shoes. >>> another successful gun buyback in the bay area today, this time in santa clara county. cars gap lining up well before the 7:00 a.m. start time in no time at all more than 500 guns were turned in. many people told us it was time to get rid of guns. >> a rifle i had since i want a teenager, and just in the garage. >> there is any reason you wanted to get rid of it now? >> i don't knee it. >> i turned in my gun that i bought in 1975. never fired it. >> never fired it? >> never put bullets in it. >> the county handed out $77,000 today. >>> part of interstate 80 will close bus -- because of construction f
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Mar 23, 2013 12:35am PDT
standard issue of the fbi and around 65% of american cops. what colt and remmington were to america's wild west, glock is to this country's violent present. and that's amazing since it's only around 30 years old and comes from europe. but its rise is a stark lesson in just how difficult any form of gun control could be going forward. it all begins in the 80s, in the suburbs of vienna when a guy named gaston glock decided to move from making knives and curtain rods to making guns for the austrian army. he had never made a pistol before, so he asked expert shooters what they wanted and came up with a game-changing design. but using mostly composite plastic instead of steal, glock created a weapon that's light and tough with a very easy trigger pull and no cumbersome thumb activated safety. it could shoot 17 bullets, almost three times more than the typical revolver as fast as you could pull the trigger. and glock made the brilliant decision to first offer them to police departments. just when the crack cocaine wars were heating up and cops felt vulnerable. another group that showed early int
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Mar 19, 2013 7:00am PDT
, thank you very much. >>> we're going turn now to one of the most famous art heists ever. the fbi saying they think they know who took the paintings in march 1990. brian ross has been tracking the twists and turns in this story since then. and he joins us now. it looks like your long search is finally over. >> getting closer. this has been a 23-year-long game of cat and mouse between the fbi and a long-suspected gang of boston art thieves with ties to local mobsters. this morning, the fbi says there's new hope they're getting closer to cracking the case. the theft was timed to the busiest day of the year for boston police, st. patrick's day. just after 1:00 in the morning with the party still going on downtown, two thieves dressed as police talked their way into the side entrance of the tiny gardner museum of art. in just 81 minutes they had perhaps the largest haul of stolen art in this country ever. there were no alarms and they methodically cut the selected paintings out of their frames. three rembrandts including his only known seascape, the storm on the sea of galile rks. and
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Mar 22, 2013 5:30pm PDT
, police announced the fbi's investigating whether ebel could be connected to the murder of a texas prosecutor, gunned down in january, roughly 100 miles away from the texas shootout. witnesses say assistant district attorney mark hasse was executed in broad daylight by two men dressed in black s.w.a.t. gear. white supremacists are suspected in that case, and police said tonight, given the proximity, they want to see if there could be any ties. and david, more breaking news. we just got court documents that say the shell casings from the texas shootout are the same brad and caliber as those found at the home of the colorado prison chief. >> pierre thomas, i know you'll be following this into the night. pierre, thank you. >>> now to that brazen attempt on board a us airways flight. a man posing as a pilot, walking right into the cockpit and taking a seat. abc's david kerley tonight on the co-pilot who smartly began asking questions. >> reporter: it was a us airways jetliner in philly that this man was able to sneak into the cockpit with a ticket and dressed like a pilot. that landed
ABC
Mar 18, 2013 5:30pm PDT
and made off with nearly $500 million in paintings. rembrandt, degas, vermeer. well, today, the fbi says they have tracked the crooks to a new england crime organization, but there is a catch. the statute of limitations has run out. so, the criminals can basically continue to crack open their bottles of champagne. >>> and who knew the queen of england loves to play a kind of trick on guests? we found out about it in a new documentary, listen. >> where you have hidden it this time? >> it's fairly easy to see, isn't it? >> they're always mystified when i say, it's perfectly all right, just speak. >> we have learned that the queen likes a hidden microphone stashed on the table. this time, in a flower arrangement. so, before a dinner at buckingham palace, if she gives a quick speech, she gets surprised looks from the guests as her voice suddenly booms through the room. a little royal mischief. the documentary, by the way, is called "our queen." >>> and now, to some spectacular northern exposure. primetime for the northern lights. putting on a show tonight. take a look at the pictures ta
ABC
Mar 26, 2013 4:00pm PDT
apologize for the affair he had with his biographer. his affair discovered during an fbi investigation into e mail that's broadwell sent to another woman. >> coming up here next don't blame it on film. a defense for the famous groundhog. >> and lucky find one man and a dog discovered on a hike in the mountain autos blue skies over the bay area right now. clouds are on the way. will they bring rain? >> live outside, bay bridge toll plaza cars on the right trying to get on to the bridge. on the left heading into another direction are slow. abc 7 news at 4:00 continues in just a moment. >>> a hiker in riverside spent several days trapped between two boulders. >> he ows a rescue to a dog, mole. mole pulled him off the trail towards big rocks. he found a man stuck between boeld boulders. >> the hiker said he'd been trapped four to six days. after giving the man water ramos found others to call rescue workers. >> authorities say the section of the mountain is not well traveled. the stranded hiker is in good condition but after several days like that, he's lucky. >> no kidding.
ABC
Mar 21, 2013 5:30pm PDT
fight. >> i'm going to continue to do that. >> findings being sent to the district attorney and fbi to see if a law has indeed been broken if there are charges they would only be a misdemeanor. that would be enough for the council members to lose their jobs. we've post aid link to that full report on our web site. at city hall, nick smith abc 7 news. >> breaking news now in san jose. sky 7 is live over the scene. police searching for a suspect what ran from them. the man apparently jumped some
ABC
Mar 21, 2013 7:00am PDT
mansion. josh. >> we'll have updates all morning long. >>> for more we bring in former fbi special agent brad garrett. we heard for investigators the worst sort of case, a crime at this point without motive and without suspects. the murder of a top corrections official obviously very unusual but there's belief it could actually be related to a specific ruling that he made about a case just one week ago. at this point, brad, what are your thoughts here? >> well, i don't know if you can jump to that conclusion. in other words, mr. clements' position as director of the department of corrections could well have -- it may be a job-related homicide like your example, but just as relevant is the personal side of mr. clements. is this something that has to do with another aspect of his life, his family's life and so investigators are stuck, i believe, at this point at looking at this very large circle. did he know the person who arrived at his home that ultimately shot him? was that a prearranged meeting and hopefully the police have figured that out at this point. so there's a lot of movi
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